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Image for Italian Masters Lent by the Royal Italian Government

Italian Masters Lent by the Royal Italian Government

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002609

Condition: Very Good


64 pages; 28 works illustrated in b&w; color frontispiece; three endpaper charts. View more info

Image for Fifteenth Century Italian Woodcuts from Biblioteca Classense in Ravenna

Fifteenth Century Italian Woodcuts from Biblioteca Classense in Ravenna

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ravenna, A. Longo: 1989

Seller ID: 003844

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


14 pages text and catalogue followed by more than 46 full-page color plates. The woodcuts toured Canada, The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Hamilton Art Gallery, and the United States, The Newberry Library and The Pierpont Morgan Library - the frist time outside Italy. "... a rare visual documentation of the cult of saints in late medieval Europe." Unmarked, clean throughout, nearly fine condition. View more info

Image for 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Bean, Jacob; William Griswold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002518

ISBN: 0870995855

Condition: Fine


288 pages; 283 illustrated drawings; entries include bibliographical references, provenance, a discussion of the purpose of the drawing, when known. View more info

Image for Choirs of Angels: Painting in Italian Choir Books, 1300-1500

Choirs of Angels: Painting in Italian Choir Books, 1300-1500

By: Boehm, Barbara Drake

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2009

Seller ID: 003779

Condition: Very Good


64 pages; numerous color illustrations. Illuminated choir books: gorgeous. The Met Bulletin, Winter 2009. Small area of the front cover - about 1-inch square - is discolored from label removal. View more info

Image for The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi - Glory and Destruction

The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi - Glory and Destruction

By: Bonsanti, Giorgio; Stephen Sartarelli (translated from the Italian by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002936

ISBN: 0-8109-2767-5

Condition: Fine


100 pages; 69 color photographs; drawings and floor-plan diagrams. The earthquake of September 26, 1997, which caused devastating damage to the Basilica. The photographer, Ghigo Roli was completing photographing the interior of the Upper Basilica when the earthquake struck once, then again, then again. The third tremor brought down a main vault and destroyed other frescoes. Roli's diary of the tremors is printed. View more info

Image for Berenson and the Connoisseurship of Italian Painting

Berenson and the Connoisseurship of Italian Painting

By: Brown, David Alan; J. Carter Brown (Foreword)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Washington, National Gallery of Art: 1979

Seller ID: 003431

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


69 pages; b&w illustrations throughout. The handbook to the exhibition: 126 items are in the Checklist. The text and endnotes nearly fill this handbook. Small chips to the back or bottom cover, otherwise clean and tight throughout. View more info

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Vittore Carpacccio - 30 riproduzioni a colori

By: Carpaccio, Vittore

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Schio, Italy, P. Marzari:

Seller ID: 003177


30 color reproductions, by the 15th-Century Italian painter of the Venetian School, Vittore Carpaccio. The images vary in size, but generally are 6"x 4" or 4"x 6". All are mounted, tipped-in, on white card 9.75"x 6.75". The reproductions and the cards are clean and bright. All are contained in a white card folded portfolio 9.875"x 6.875" in very good condition; but lightly soiled. No date, but loosely laid-in the portfolio is a 1963 review of a then-current Carpaccio exhibition in the Doge's Palace, Venice. View more info

Image for il Carnevale di Venezia nelle immagini di Vanni de Conti

il Carnevale di Venezia nelle immagini di Vanni de Conti

By: de Conti, Vanni

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Milano, Edizioni Mauriprogetti: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002383

Condition: Fine


77 pages; color photography throughout by Vanni de Conti with some Italian text. The photographs follow the days before, during and the end of the Carnevale. de Conti offers a history of the Carnevale, explains the use of costumes and masks and laments that the Carnevale is no longer the "celebration of the flesh" that it once was. All this is offered in English, French, German and Spanish. The book is contained in a photo-pictorial slipcase. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Pittori ad Ancona nel Quattrocento

By: de Marchi, Andrea e Matteo Mazzalupi (a cura di); Alessandro Delpriori; Andrea De Marchi; Andrea Di Lorenzo; [et al] (testi di)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Milano, Federico Motta Editore: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003675

ISBN: 8871796071

Condition: Fine


384 pages; numerous color reproductions. The works of the fifthteenth century painters of Ancona, an area on Italy's Adriatic coast. A chapter with catalogue is devoted to each artist or small group of artists. Italian text. View more info

Image for Circa 1600: A Revolution of Style in Italian Painting

Circa 1600: A Revolution of Style in Italian Painting

By: Freedberg, S.J.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 002603

ISBN: 0674131576

Condition: Good


126 pages; b&w illustrations. Occasional underlining, otherwise very good condition. View more info

Image for Galleria Milano: Art Déco (1920-1930)

Galleria Milano: Art Déco (1920-1930)

By: Gracco, L. Scacchi; Sandro Somaré (realizzata con la collaborazione di)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Milano, Galleria Milano: 1965

Seller ID: 003668

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


The thirteenth exhibition. 407 items are catalogued, about 70 are illustrated in b&w. Opening essay by Giulia Veronesi. View more info

Image for Piero Della Francesca, Poet of Form; The Frescos of San Francesco di Arezzo

Piero Della Francesca, Poet of Form; The Frescos of San Francesco di Arezzo

By: Guillaud, Jacqueline and Maurice with Margherita Moriondo Lenzini

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris / New York, Guillaud Editions / Clarkson N. Potter: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004936

ISBN: 0515571110

Condition: Fine


308 pages; 13 primary iillustrations with many additional detail illustrations, all color. The Guillaud standard of printing illustrations on tissue reveals fine detail, especially relevant to these frescos. Clean and bright throughout; as new. View more info

Image for Tintoretto: Deposition from the Cross

Tintoretto: Deposition from the Cross

By: Hood, William; Leon Wieseltier (Essays by)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries: 2004

Seller ID: 003251

ISBN: 1-58821-130-4

Condition: Fine


39 pages; color and b&w illustrations, including a color fold-out full view of the painting at the end of the book. Bibliography. View more info

Image for Xanto, Pottery-Painter, Poet, Man of the Italian Renaissance

Xanto, Pottery-Painter, Poet, Man of the Italian Renaissance

By: Mallet, J.V.G. with contributions from Giovanna Hendel, Suzanne Higgott, and Eisa Paola Sani

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Wallace Collection: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004985

ISBN: 0900785985

Condition: Fine


215 pages; 28 color and b&w text illustrations; 56 color full-page plates of painted pottery (dishes, bowls, plates, plaques, other); Sonnet sequence transcribed and translated; Petrarch's Sonnets X and XXXIII transcribed and translated. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Mosaici di San Marco / Mosaics of San Marco

By: Mariacher, Giovanni

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Venezia, Edizioni d'Arte: 1980

Seller ID: 003466

ISBN: no

Condition: Very good


62 pages; 41 mosaics reproduced in color, many full-page, four 2-page foldouts; floor plan of the basilica. Italian, German, English, French text. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Eredi, Carlo De Carlo: Parte Quinta

Eredi, Carlo De Carlo: Parte Quinta

By: Semenzato Casa D'Aste

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Firenze, Semenzato Casa D'Aste: 2003

Seller ID: 003071

Condition: Fine


22 lots. 14th-15th century Italian painting on board, altarpieces, sculpture in wood; all are illustrated each in several color photographs. Italian text. View more info

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Lithopinion 15

By: Swayduck, Edward; Luigi Barzini; George Gallup; [et al]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Local One, Amalgamated Lithographers of America: 1969

Seller ID: 003764

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


88 pages; numerous illustrations. Opening essay by Swayduck could have been written in 2010: bankers & socialism. Six essays on Italy, including one by Barzini, another by architect Gio Ponti; another "John XXIII & JFK". Robert Sherrill, A Portrait: The Military-Industrial Complex. George Gallup on politics. Ralph Gleason, Jazz:Black Art/American Art. Good reading! View more info

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Futurism

By: Taylor, Joshua C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004932

Condition: Very Good


154 pages; 141 illustrations, including 22 in color. Taylor sets out the goals of the Futurists, then discusses the individual artists: Balla, Severini, Carra, Russolo, Boccioni. The period, 1910-1916. Clean and tight throughout, many illustrations are full-page. Age-darkening to the page edges and to the boards. The dustjacket is darkened, worn at the edges and short repaired tear on the front panel. View more info

Image for Leonardo da Vinci: The Tragic Pursuit of Perfection

Leonardo da Vinci: The Tragic Pursuit of Perfection

By: Vallentin, Antonina; E. W. Dickes (translated by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003664

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


561 pages; color and b&w illustrations. The author, a renowned biographer. Clean throughout; firm binding. View more info

Image for The First Medusa / La Prima Medusa - Caravaggio

The First Medusa / La Prima Medusa - Caravaggio

By: Zoffili, Ermanno (Edited by); Filippo Camerota, Mina Gregori, Maurizio Marini, Maurizio Seracini, Claudio Strinati

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Milan, 5 Continents Editions: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004861

ISBN: 8874395825

Condition: Fine


168 pages; numerous color illustrations. The severed Medusa Gorgon head painted by Caravaggio as a mirror shield relating to the action by Perseus. Art historian scholars wondered at the kinship of this painting to an almost identical Caravaggio in the Florence Uffizi. Using x-ray, reflectographic examination, and seemingly painstaking eyesight and judgment based on experience and knowledge they answered. Fascinating history and art history. Clean and bright throughout; tight binding. View more info